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2014 R 1200 GS Adventure frame geometry diagram

2014 BMW R1200 GS Adventure Ride Impressions – Frame and Suspenion

The 2014 BMW R1200GS Adventure offers a number of improvements over prior models. The frame is much different and the suspension has been improved. Is it better than previous models? Click to find out the no frills, no bull report on what we liked – and didn’t like – about the new GS frame and suspension.

Adventure Rider Magazine editor James Pratt testing the 2014 BMW R1200 GS Adventure in Sedona, AZ. Photo courtesy Jon Beck.

2014 BMW R1200 GS Adventure Ride Impressions – Motor

The Motor. Oh, that motor. I must admit I have a soft spot in my heart for the GS boxer motor. My only experience with the boxer is my 4 years on my R1200 GS Adventure. I had never ridden a boxer motor before. I was more into horsepower – Japanese sport bikes and monsterly […]

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I am just a regular guy. A little old, a little slow, but a little experienced - finally!

Adventure Rider Magazine has been invited by BMW Motorrad North America to attend their R1200 GS Adventure press intro in Sedona, AZ. I am attending the event as both a writer and photographer. Press intro’s are interesting. They are a good way to get our hands on a new bike for a test ride, but […]

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After a long delay and lots of trials and tribulations, the next issue of Adventure Rider Magazine is finally out and available! Everyone here at Adventure Rider Magazine World Headquarters (me and a black lab named Levi) are going to kick back, drink a beer and celebrate the delivery of yet another issue. Well, I […]

Souther Utah Panorama

Last summer Adventure Rider Magazine publisher James Pratt was on a return trip from the Adventure Rider Challenge and stopped to camp in southern Utah. While there he took this 3D panorama picture of his campsite. [pano file="http://www.advridermag.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/2010-0509-0043-Panorama_out.swf" width="580" height="450" title="Southern Utah Primitive Camping"]

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2014 R 1200 GS Adventure frame geometry diagram

2014 BMW R1200 GS Adventure Ride Impressions – Frame and Suspenion

The 2014 BMW R1200GS Adventure offers a number of improvements over prior models. The frame is much different and the suspension has been improved. Is it better than previous models? Click to find out the no frills, no bull report on what we liked – and didn’t like – about the new GS frame and suspension.

Adventure Rider Magazine editor James Pratt testing the 2014 BMW R1200 GS Adventure in Sedona, AZ. Photo courtesy Jon Beck.

2014 BMW R1200 GS Adventure Ride Impressions – Motor

The Motor. Oh, that motor. I must admit I have a soft spot in my heart for the GS boxer motor. My only experience with the boxer is my 4 years on my R1200 GS Adventure. I had never ridden a boxer motor before. I was more into horsepower – Japanese sport bikes and monsterly […]

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2014 BMW R1200 GS Adventure – Detailed review part 2

I just got back from the BMW R1200 GS Adventure press launch technical briefing where BMW product managers reviewed what is new on the 2014 R1200GS Adventure. Of course most people know about the motor changes. But in fact there are a host of changes to the bike – some big, some minor in detail. […]